The Education Department at the University of New Hampshire seeks two full-time, tenure track Assistant Professors of Education in the Teacher Education Program to begin on August 1, 2013. Requirements for the positions include excellence in teaching, evidence of potential for establishing a successful record of research and publication, experience teaching in and collaborating with K-12 schools. Responsibilities include: continuing an active research and publication agenda, seeking external funding, teaching two courses each semester at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels, student advising, mentoring student research, service on department committees, and contributing to the university’s outreach and engagement mission.
The Teacher Education Program at UNH is a graduate program that prepares pre-service teachers for certification in elementary and secondary education and seeks to build on our strengths in promoting high quality teaching, maintaining a commitment to diversity, and transforming research and policy into practice. Applicants must hold (or be about to receive) a doctoral degree in education, educational foundations, or a related field with expertise in one of following areas:
Community and Culture in Education
Understanding of the interrelationships among school, community and culture, with particular emphasis on race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomics, and/or geography (urban or rural); expertise in educational reform, culturally relevant pedagogies, school and community dynamics, and/or culturally responsive schooling.
Educational Assessment and Policy
Expertise in the assessment of teaching and learning; assessment within an area of content expertise at the elementary or secondary level; additional expertise in teacher education policy, assessment, and accreditation desired.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2012. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, two publications or writing samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three confidential letters of recommendation (forwarded separately by the referees) to Linda Chaston at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate to which position you are applying in the subject line. Information about the department can be found on our website at (http://www.unh.edu/education).
Inquiries regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Michael Middleton (email@example.com). The university seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.
UNH is an EEO, Affirmative Action Employer